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  Medina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medina /mɛˈdiːnə/ (Arabic: المدينة المنورة‎ /ælmæˈdiːnæl muˈnɑwːɑrɑ/ or المدينة /ælmæˈdiːnæ/; also transliterated into English as Madinah) is a city in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia.
Medina was originally known as Yathrib, but later the city's name was changed to Madīnat al-Nabī (ﻣﺩﯾﻨﺔ ﺍﻟﻨﺒﻲ /mæˈdiːnæt æˈnːæbiː/ "city of the prophet") or Al Madīnah al Munawwarah ("the enlightened city" or "the radiant city"), while the short form Medina simply means "city".
In 1256 Medina was threatened by lava flow from the last eruption of Harrat Rahat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medina   (895 words)

 Medina County, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States.
and is named for Medina in Saudi Arabia, though it is pronounced with a long "I" sound.
About 3.50% of families and 4.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.90% of those under age 18 and 4.80% of those age 65 or over.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medina_County,_Ohio   (446 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
In 1910 the population was 13,415; in 1920 it fell to 11,679; and in 1930 it rebounded to 19,898.
Medina County industries with the most employment in 1982 were agribusiness, tourism, general construction, and the manufacture of plumbing fixtures and aircraft engines and their parts.
the population of Medina County rose steadily, to 17,013 in 1950, 18,904 in 1960, 20,249 in 1970, 23,164 in 1980, and 27,312 in 1990.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/MM/hcm10.html   (3369 words)

 Medina, city, Saudi Arabia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Medina grew rapidly until 661, when the Umayyad dynasty transferred the capital of the caliphate to Damascus.
Thereafter Medina was reduced to the rank of a provincial town, ruled by governors appointed by the distant caliphs.
Medina is the seat of Islamic Univ. (1962).
www.bartleby.com /65/me/MedinaSA.html   (317 words)

 Execution prompts officials to re-evaluate electric chair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pedro Luis Medina, 39, was electrocuted for the 1982 stabbing of Orlando schoolteacher Dorothy James.
Medina, who came to the United States in the 1980 Mariel boatlift, was the first Cuban immigrant executed in Florida.
Medina's last meal consisted of well-done Delmonico steaks with onion and garlic gravy, french fries, yucca salad, fl beans and rice, a block of American cheese, coconut pie, butter pecan ice cream and a Pepsi.
www.alligator.org /edit/issues/97-sprg/970326/b02med.htm   (855 words)

 Medina Lake and Canal System
Medina Lake was constructed between 1911-1912 as an irrigation reservoir.
Medina Dam, Medina Lake, and Diversion Lake were constructed partially on the Edwards limestone outcrop, so the lakes contribute large amounts of water to Aquifer recharge.
Water for the plant comes from Medina Lake and the Medina River and is diverted to the plant from a point on the River near IH35 a few miles southwest of Loop 410.
www.edwardsaquifer.net /medina.html   (4456 words)

 Medina County District Library - Library Info and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the policy of the Medina County District Library that parents or legal guardians of minor children are ultimately responsible for the child’s use of the Internet at the Library.
Medina County District Library reserves the right to regulate the use of workstations to include the amount of time a workstation may be used, printing restrictions for that workstation, chat room use on a workstation, etc. and further reserves the right to terminate an Internet session at any time.
The Medina County District Library reserves the right to modify this policy and to develop corresponding procedures that are deemed appropriate and in the best interest of promoting and enforcing the intent of this policy.
www.medina.lib.oh.us /library_res_admin_policies_internet.shtml   (523 words)

With Medina Salaam being a farming community, there is usually an abundance of food supplies within the village, although there are signs of malnutrition within the children.
In Medina Salaam very few of the villagers speak much English and the native language is Mandinka.
In Medina Salaam the whole community, men, women and children alike, are involved in the village meetings.
www.wonderyearsce.co.uk /medina.html   (825 words)

 Medina Savings & Loan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Medina Savings and Loan incurs costs to open the line of credit generally ranging from $500 to $1,500 depending upon the size of the line of credit.
Medina Savings and Loan's internal policies limit the amount of exceptions that can be approved which could cause the loan to be denied.
Other Secured Loans – Medina Savings and Loan finances the purchases of other large purchases such as boats, motorcycles, motor homes, etc. The loans are fixed rate over a designated period with a fixed monthly payment.
www.medinasl.com /p_loan.htm   (2490 words)

 Medina - Wikitravel
Medina (المدينة Madinah) is a city in Saudi Arabia, to the north of Mecca.
Medina is the second holy city of Islam.
The Prophet Mohammed fled to Medina when he was driven out of Mecca, and taught there for some years before his triumphant return to Mecca.
wikitravel.org /en/Medina   (186 words)

 Medina, Islam's second holiest city, was originally a Jewish "settlement"
And like the 16th Century English Protestants who financed their endeavors through the plunder of Catholic monasteries in England, the roots of Islamic anti-Semitism might be found in the initial plunder of Jewish settlements, and the imposition of a "poll tax" to fund Arab campaigns.
The city of Medina, some 280 miles north of Mecca, had originally been settled by Jewish tribes from the north, especially the Banu Nadir and Banu Quraiza.
Medina, or, as it was known before Islam, Yathrib, had no form of stable government at all.
www.eretzyisroel.org /~peters/medina.html   (1690 words)

 Medina City Schools
Medina is the type of community that we look forward to calling home.
Applications will be available to all Medina City Schools’ students who wish to attend an elementary or middle school other than the one they are assigned within the school district during the 2006/2007 school year.
Also, all current Medina City School families who have or plan to move their residency over the summer, please contact the Office of Registration for withdrawal or change of address procedures.
www.mcsoh.org   (2291 words)

 Medina Wedding Chapel
The Medina Wedding Chapel got its beginning in 1875 as a Methodist church.
Because of decreasing membership in the three area Methodist churches in Greenville, Hortonville, and Medina, these congregations consolidated and built a new church in the Town of Greenville in 1969.
We invite you to come and see the Medina Wedding Chapel, the antique furnishings, the wood floor, the oak pews, and the gazebo.
www.medinachapel.com   (232 words)

 Medina County Gazette - on-line edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MEDINA — By the end of the summer, skateboarders in the city won't have to drive to Brunswick or points beyond to find a suitable — and lawful — place to practice.
MEDINA — A city man accused of breaking into an apartment Wednesday in the complex where he lives faces a felony burglary charge.
MEDINA — The U.S. Vir-gin Islands native who robbed a Brunswick gas station last fall pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of aggravated robbery.
www.medina-gazette.com   (365 words)

 Hotel in Fez, Morocco? Rent a House or Riad in Fes Medina, Maroc
The mission of Fez Medina Morocco is to identify and preserve extraordinary historic properties in the medieval medina of Fez, Morocco and make them available as vacation rentals – from small palaces to royal suites to traditional houses or villas.
The Fes medina holds the uncontested place as the most extraordinary medina in Morocco – and is designated in its entirety by UNESCO as a world monument.
Beginning spring 2006, Fez Medina is open to the possibility of partnering with selected individuals in the restoration of a house in Fes.
www.fesmedina.com   (351 words)

 Medina High School
'Medina is a hub of new ideas and innovation'.
Our school serves a mixed, rural and urban catchment area and is situated on an attractive 30 acre campus on the north eastern edge of Newport.
It is a purpose-built, mixed 13 to 18 comprehensive community school with a 420 seat theatre and leisure centre on site.
www.medina.iow.sch.uk   (56 words)

 Medina County Democratic Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Medina County Democratic Party strengthens all of our communities by connecting people to the political process, developing community leaders and electing officials who listen, respond and represent the needs of the community.
Tuesday’s Medina Gazette Clerk of Courts editorial history lesson was long on history but short on math.
To Medina County Democrats and Friends of the late Tim Feron: Tim Feron was a strong advocate of charity and community service in the Medina...
www.medinadems.org   (770 words)

 Medina Ohio Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
in Medina County, Medina is 21 miles north of the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and 33 miles southeast of the Akron-Canton Airport.
Medina is a short drive from both Cleveland and Akron.
Medina is expanding in residential, commercial and industrial development as people move from the overpopulated urban areas of Cuyahoga and Summit counties.
www.relocateamerica.com /states/OH/cities/medina.htm   (399 words)

MEDINA DAYS 2006  A week long community celebration funded solely by the residents of Medina.
Questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to the City Manager, City of Medina, at (425) 233-6410.
CALL FOR BIDS - MEDINA BEACH PARK RESTORATION PLAN  Sealed bids for the Medina Beach Park Shoreline Restoration Project will be received by the City of Medina at City Hall, 501 Evergreen Point Road, PO Box 144, Medina, Washington 98039, up to 9:00 a.m.
www.medina-wa.gov   (337 words)

 Medina Central School District
The Board of Regents and the State Education Department recently recognized the Medina Central School District as one of New...
Our vision for the Medina Central School District is to create an environment of excellence that will make our community proud to support our efforts to develop lifelong learners and successful adults.
The mission of the Medina Central School District is to provide all students with the skills, abilities and resources necessary to reach their full academic potential and personal development in order to become life long learners.
www.medina.wnyric.org   (154 words)

 MEDINA DEL CAMPO. Su origen y desarrollo.
En las grandes ferias de Medina del Campo, durante la segunda mitad del siglo XVI y primeras décadas del XVII, era frecuente encontrar pequeños "cuadros de devoción" pintados al óleo sobre finas planchas de cobre, mostrando escenas piadosas de la vida de Jesús, María o personajes del Santoral.
Medina del Campo Apuesta por su Historia y por la Cultura
Medina del Campo Apuesta por su entorno y las nuevas tecnologías
www.delsolmedina.com   (706 words)

 Juan Medina
Juan Medina is a Latin-American artist born in the Dominican Republic in 1948.
Between 1982 and 1992 Medina worked on commissioned paintings and drawings for the Commemoration of the Discovery and Evangelization of America and the 150
After an intense period of work in a traditional art style Medina felt the need to further investigate within the modern.
www.juanmedina.com   (344 words)

 Medina County Bicycle Club
The Medina County Bicycle Club (MCBC) is composed of about 70 members and families in Medina, Cuyahoga, Lorain, Wayne and Summit Counties.
Medina Bike Club welcomes new sponsor Bike Authority, located at 7979 Broadview Rd. Medina Bike Club members receive 15% off accessories and 5% off regular priced bikes.
Medina Bike Club thanks our club sponsor Mirco Solutions for website development and support.
www.medinabikeclub.org   (187 words)

 Medina Sandstone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Medina sandstone masonry and foliated capital ornamentation of
The Erie canal was used to transport the sandstone from Medina.
Most houses along Route 104 in Niagara County and Orleans County are of Medina sandstone.
ah.bfn.org /a/DCTNRY/mat/medi   (228 words)

 Medina County, Ohio Sanitary Engineers
In the Summer of 1998, the office of the Medina County Sanitary Engineer began the process of "GPS Monumetation." The purpose of "GPS Monumentation" is to establish a countywide coordinate system that would enable the Sanitary Engineers' to geographically locate its water and sanitary utilities for mapping purposes.
As of October of 2003, there are 54 monuments in the Medina County GPS Network.
Datasheets are availible for all of the 54 Medina County G.P.S. Control monuments.
www.sanitaryengineer.co.medina.oh.us /map.html   (281 words)

 The Medina, Ohio Community Advocate
He sought the advice of many medical doctors who came to the conclusion that a tumor was the cause of his pain.
As he was discussing his upcoming surgery with a friend, his friend introduced him to a massage therapist who suggested that Paul give him a chance to see if he could help before he had the surgery.
Dentistry not only offered him the opportunity to work with his hands, it was a challenging business and healing art that would enable him to enjoy family pleasures such as picking up his children from school every day.
www.medina-ohio.net   (2064 words)

 Technorati Tag: medina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Medina, WA Home Listings Search from over 25,000 Northwest MLS home listings.
Medina, Minnesota New Homes iNest guide to new homes and builders - 1% buyer rebate program.
Ayuntamiento de Medina del Campo por la que se comunica pliego de cargos...
www.technorati.com /tag/medina   (489 words)

 Guestbook For Medina New York 2002
Just got back from a one week trip to Medina and Stayed with my little sister on Bates rd. It was wonderful,enjoyed cruise nite and my Grandma Heye's 97th birthday celebration.Medina is a great place to grow up and show my son.
I was born in Medina, New York I lost my birth certificate and is trying to find a way to get a copy of it if you can help me in any way i would be most apprecative.
www.medina-ny.com /guestbookArchives/guestbook2002.html   (4200 words)

 CITY OF MEDINA, WASHINGTON -- Emergency Preparedness
The City of Medina, in conjunction with other local, state and federal agencies is committed to providing the public with current and comprehensive information to promote readiness on the part of individuals and their families to safeguard against unforeseen threats to life and property.
The City of Medina's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) provides the detailed architecture of all aspects of the City's Government Preparedness commitment.
And take time to fill out our questionnaire so that we will all become aware of the resources that may be available in the community as well as special needs that you may have.
www.medina-wa.gov /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={025C2FC2-2D5B-4C95-94D0-EFEF608BA723}   (286 words)

 Medina Community Band, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As one of the nation’s oldest community bands, its mission is to afford adult musicians the opportunity to perform music as a "life long learning opportunity" and perform for the community.
The band boasts a membership of 85 on its roster from as far north as Cleveland, as far south as West Salem, as far west as Elyria, and as far east as Youngstown.
In addition to their summer concert season (every Friday, June through the end of July) on the Gazebo in Medina’s Historic Uptown Park Square, MCB continues to present an indoor season that features a holiday concert, winter concert, and appearance at the EHOVE Career Center in Milan (OH).
communities.msn.com /MedinaCommunityBandOhio   (369 words)

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